The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross radiates its own character in the selection of city SUVs with its own accents. An almost usual, powerful radiator grille is emphasized by narrow LED lamps, strong lines and planks on the sides emphasize the wedge shape and large-format 18-inch wheels let it roll calmly on its everyday use. The current Eclipse is striking and unmistakable. We drove it in the winter test as a plug-in hybrid.
There are currently only a few electric cars that exude an optical attraction. The Mazda MX-30e has its own crossover charm combined with some individual features. Based on the interior in the compact class, it starts out with a distinctive front section and a sloping rear roof line. The counter-rotating, recessed doors for a more convenient rear entry into the Mazda are striking. In the middle of winter in northern Germany, we put the Madza to a stress test.
not followed for years. The time was used intensively to develop a new type of combustion engine. With the Skyactiv technology, technologies from the petrol engine and diesel engine are combined in a new unit. In the 2022 winter test, the Mazda shows very individual characteristics.
The latest edition of the Yaris continues a concept that has been tried and tested for 22 years. An internal combustion engine continues to serve as the basis for the small car with full hybrid drive. The European design center was responsible for the original shape and since 2001 over 4 million Yaris have been produced in the French plant in Valenciennes. The full hybrid version is currently the best-selling model. A look into the modifications of the fourth generation of the Yaris.
Electromobility strategy and showed the Niro EV concept vehicle. The battery-electric version of the Niro crossover model is already one of the most popular SUV models in the BAFA statistics. In the meantime, 2020 units of the e-Niro Spirit (model year 3.475) alone have received the environmental bonus (as of July 1, 2021). We are testing the e-Niro 2021 with the large battery pack and the best equipment variant Spirit in an extensive travel test over 3.000 kilometers.
Volvo has been increasingly using hybrid models since 2017, and the new Volvo V90 is now available on the market in two plug-in hybrid versions. With the model names T6 and T8 Twin Engine, Volvo is presenting two fully equipped and large-format station wagons in the premium segment in the R design. In terms of performance and price, it is clearly at the top of the range. The powerful engine was adopted from the top models of the 90 series. In this test, we value semi-autonomous driving over long distances.